Get Started

There are a variety of ways you can get plugged in at CIC. Whether you are an entrepreneur or a Charlottesville resident looking to support small businesses in your community, we would love to connect with you.

Join Program

Our 16-week signature program covers a wide range of topics for entrepreneurs in all stages of business growth and development.

Join Workshop

Apply for Funding

CIC graduates are eligible to receive small loans to jump start their business growth.

Apply for Funding


You can support Charlottesville entrepreneurs and small businesses with your time, wisdom and talents.

Become a Volunteer

Together we are strengthening our community.